Ceramic Prize De Kei 2023
The exhibition Ceramics Prize De Kei
The museum now hosts a stunning exhibition featuring a new installation by winner Rachel de Joode. Also on display is ceramic work by the following 14 artists: Keeley Hafter - she surprised the audience during the award ceremony with a live performance -, Jennifer Tee, Natasja Alers, Bas van Beek, Hans van Bentem, Wim Borst, Mieke de Groot, Hans Meeuwsen, Adriaan Rees, Olav Slingerland, Suzie van Staaveren, Mariëtte van der Ven, Yuk-Kan Yeung and Nataliya Zuban. A fine selection of contemporary ceramicists that might even make you look at old ceramic works with different eyes....
Museum Prinsenhof Delft puts ceramics in the spotlight for a year under the title Maak Keramiek Mee. The museum has an extensive permanent collection of 17th and 18th century pottery, including the world-famous Delft Blue. In February 2024, the exhibition Pioneers in Ceramics will open, showing innovative historical ceramics side by side with work by contemporary makers. In an extensive programme of activities, the museum invites a wide audience to get acquainted with the ceramic craft.
About Ceramics Prize De Kei
Ceramics collectors Ankie Maessen and Bert van Meggelen established the prize in 2020 to recognise and encourage Dutch talent in ceramics as an art form. The organisation of Ceramics Prize De Kei is in the hands of the SKPD (Stichting Keramiek Promotie Delft) in cooperation with Museum Prinsenhof Delft and Galerie Terra Delft. The jury of this year's Ceramics Prize De Kei consisted of: Fred Wartna (chairman), Annemie Boissevain (owner Galerie De Witte Voet Amsterdam), Jan de Bruijn (curator of modern applied arts and design Kunstmuseum Den Haag), Wendy Gers (curator of modern and contemporary ceramics Keramiekmuseum Princessehof Leeuwarden) and Esther van der Hoorn (curator of applied arts Museum Prinsenhof Delft).